Building Wellness run industry events to raise awareness around mental health, suicide prevention, and offers a platform for community connection, conversation, and change by promoting wellbeing tools and practice in our region and the construction sector.  

Watch this space for upcoming events, including Tools to Talk breakfasts and industry-led collaborations such as Tradies Tools Down.   


Tradies Tools Down is more than just an event to bring our industry together, it’s an initiative designed to raise awareness about mental health and practical solutions within the construction sector.


Our mission is to transform industry discussions, fostering an environment where stigma associated with mental health is reduced, and individuals are inspire to communicate openly.  


On March 27th, 2024 our second Tradies Tools Down will be taking place. We urge all construction industry companies to put their tools down and join us at the TSB Stadium for a free event. 


This event provides a unique opportunity for people to connect, unwind, and enjoy live entertainment, food, and drinks.  Keynote speaker Sir John Kirwan will share valuable insights and tools to promote better wellbeing in our everyday lives. Support services including Building Wellness Taranaki, Yellow Brick Road, Tui Ora and Taranaki Retreat will be onsite to offer assistance and helpful resources for attendees to take away.  


This event is free to all tradies and partners, you can however make a donation towards Tradies Tools Down when registering. 


Doors open at 3.00pm
Key note speaker: Sir John Kirwan
Entertainment and drink and food to follow afterwards. 


Learn more about some of the masterminds and team behind the Tradies Tools Down concept HERE. 

2024 dates coming soon

Tools to Talk is a breakfast event for the construction industry to come together and participate in the  conversation on leading wellbeing and mental health! Featuring inspiring guest speakers. 

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If you would like more information about the Tool to Talk  events please contact us.

27 March 2024

Following on from the successful 2023 Tradies Tool Down event we are pleased to announced Sir John Kirwan is joining our 2024 event. Register you and your teams for free. 

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If you would like more information about the Tradies Tools Down events please contact us.

Want us to run an event in your area? Please reach out to us. 

Building Wellness Taranaki wants to thank our sponsors for their support

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